Articles Tagged With ‘sewage spill’




3,000 gallons of sewage spills in Paso Robles

A private sewer lateral pipeline burst in Paso Robles Monday afternoon, resulting in about 3,000 gallons of sewage spilling onto city streets. Shortly before 2 p.m., the spill was reported at 351 Lark Drive, according... (Continue reading)

Whale washes up, dies near Pismo Beach

A gray whale calf died Tuesday, hours after washing ashore on Pismo State Beach near the Monarch Butterfly Grove. Passersby noticed the whale around 7 a.m. Officials from state and federal agencies then came out... (Continue reading)

Thousands of gallons of sewage spill in SLO

Sewage burst out of San Luis Obispo pipes twice on Sunday, resulting in 42,000 gallons of effluent spilling into storm drains that flow into the San Luis Obispo Creek and the Pacific Ocean, according to... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district agrees to end litigation, pay fine

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District board announced Wednesday that the state has agreed to settle litigation and permit the district to pay a $1.19 million fine levied because of... (Continue reading)

FEMA rejects John Wallace’s request for disaster funds

By KAREN VELIE The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected John Wallace’s appeal to reconsider its denial of disaster funds to cover invoices to his company the Wallace Group, according to a Jan. 14 letter from... (Continue reading)

CMC blames inmates for sewage spill

California Men’s Colony inmates caused a 72,000-gallon sewage spill by throwing trash in toilets, a CMC spokesman said. [Tribune] On Dec. 18, raw sewage spilled at the Men’s Colony after a backup in a sewer... (Continue reading)

85,000 gallon raw sewage spill at Camp San Luis

An approximately 85,000 gallon raw sewage spill at the California Men’s Colony on Dec. 18 was the result of a blocked sewer line. Shortly before 7 a.m., a clog of plastic and grit blocked the... (Continue reading)

2,000 gallon raw sewage spill in Oceano

An approximately 2,000 gallon raw sewage spill in Oceano on July 3 was the result of higher flow levels during the holiday and a primary sewer line under repairs, said South San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Raw sewage spill in SLO

Two San Luis Obispo residences were damaged after  approximately 500 gallons of raw sewage spilled from a blocked sewer line on Sunday. Shortly before noon, the sewage spilled from the sewer main and into a... (Continue reading)